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Strive Masiyiwa

Strive Masiyiwa

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Strive Masiyiwa is African Union Special Envoy on COVID-19 and Head of the African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team.

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  1. Bridging Africa's Health-Care Divide
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    Bridging Africa's Health-Care Divide

    Oct 29, 2021 Strive Masiyiwa & Gordon Brown call for immediate measures to deliver vaccines, followed by longer-term investments in health infrastructure.

  2. Funding Africa’s Education Revolution
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    Funding Africa’s Education Revolution

    Oct 11, 2018 Strive Masiyiwa unveils a new facility that will unlock $10 billion to help poor countries strengthen their school systems.

  3. The Power of Mini-Grids
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    The Power of Mini-Grids

    Jun 2, 2017 Strive Masiyiwa & Richard Branson propose a flexible, fast, and low-cost solution to Africa's energy challenge.

  4. Africa’s Farms of the Future
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    Africa’s Farms of the Future

    Jun 23, 2014 Strive Masiyiwa calls for agricultural policies and investments to sustain the continent's economic growth.

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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.
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    The Napoleons of Big Tech

    Bill Emmott

    Recent events in the technology sector suggest that investors and lenders should be demanding a premium to cover the risk that a star entrepreneur will become an egomaniacal dictator. With each business cycle, it seems, old lessons must be relearned.

    sees in the industry’s harsh reckoning this year lessons that apparently can’t be learned often enough.
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    The Crypto Emperor’s New Clothes

    The collapse of several crypto platforms this year – including the spectacular crash of the second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, FTX – has raised fundamental questions about the credibility of a digital innovation once hailed as the key to democratizing finance. Has crypto finally been exposed as a scam, or will a new, stronger crypto industry emerge from the current turmoil?

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